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Beauty

Elf Cosmetics Files for IPO

The mass-market beauty company had $96.8 million in sales for the first half of 2016.

clock 7hAllison Collins

Fashion

Burkini Ban Rejected by French High Court

Rights groups applaud the decision as a victory for individual and religious freedom.

clock 13hMiles Socha

Beauty

Stash SJP Brings Edge to Celeb Scent Game

SJP's unexpected strategy to face celeb fragrance fallout.

clock 23hRachel Strugatz

Hurdles for J.Crew: $3B Deal Faces Legal Challenges

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Overview

Shareholders have filed lawsuits alleging the $3 billion offer at $43.50 a share is insufficient.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

Designer and Luxury

Marc Jacobs Opens Tokyo Store

The structure has already snagged an architecture award.

clock December 2, 2010Amanda Kaiser

Business

L&T Said Near Lease for New Store

The unit would be the retailer’s first regular-price store opening in 10 years.

clock December 2, 2010David Moin

Fashion Features

NYC & Company Foundation Leadership Awards Gala

Lundgren, von Furstenberg and Wintour celebrated at Leadership Gala.

clock December 2, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Fashion Show Reviews

Michael Kors Pre-Fall 2011

The lineup included high-chic clothes delivered with graphic precision.

clock December 2, 2010WWD Staff

Fragrance

Givenchy Shows Liv Tyler’s Womanly Side

The brand’s latest fragrance, Very Irrésistible Givenchy L’Intense, will hit counters worldwide in March.

clock December 3, 2010Julie Naughton and Pete Born

Fragrance

Michael Kors Heads to Palm Beach with New Scent

The franchise bowed with the original Island scent in spring 2005.

clock December 3, 2010Julie Naughton

Fragrance

Issey Miyake Beckons to a New Generation

L’Eau d’Issey Florale — meant to lure a new generation of women — will be introduced in February.

clock December 3, 2010Jennifer Weil

Beauty Features

Executive Changes at Sephora

When Jacques Levy steps down, who will steer the world’s most powerful perfumery chain in 2011 and beyond?

clock December 3, 2010Jennifer Weil

Beauty Features

M&A Activity at Low Ebb

After a spate of big beauty deals this year, the thrill is gone from the mergers and acquisitions activity.

clock December 3, 2010Molly Prior

Beauty Features

Macy’s Continues to Roll Out its Experimental Impulse Beauty

Last month’s unveiling of the 1,500-square-foot department inside the Herald Square store marks the retailer’s 54th Impulse Beauty concept.

clock December 3, 2010Molly Prior

Beauty Features

Rise of the Independent Drugstore

Rampant consolidation in the chain drugstore industry has whittled the number of major chains down to three.

clock December 3, 2010Faye Brookman

Fashion Features

Viktor and Rolf on Art, Commerce and Superstition

The design duo talks art and new directions with WWD.

clock December 3, 2010Venessa Lau

Parties

K.I.D.S.’ 25th Anniversary Raises $1 Million

The event honored Oscar Feldenkreis of Perry Ellis, John Goodman of Sears and Wayne Elsey of Soles4Souls

clock December 3, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Color Cosmetics

L’Oréal Names Jennifer Lopez for EverSleek

The entertainer-turned-fashion designer has landed a multiyear, multimillion-dollar contract to become a global brand ambassador for L’Oréal Paris.

clock December 3, 2010Andrea Nagel

Products

Walgreens Taps Inner Beauty

The pharmacy chain is delving into the emerging trend with nutraceutical pioneer Borba.

clock December 3, 2010Rachel Brown

Fashion Scoops

Andrew Rosen in Talks With Proenza Schouler…Designer Christmas Trees…

Talks appear to be ongoing between Andrew Rosen and Proenza Schouler.

clock December 3, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

J.Crew Deal Faces Legal Challenges

Shareholders have filed lawsuits alleging the $3 billion offer at $43.50 a share is insufficient.

clock December 3, 2010Vicki M. Young

Department Stores

Printemps Unveils Revamped Store

The three-floor Parly unit, west of Paris, has received a luxury makeover.

clock December 3, 2010Joelle Diderich

Financial

American Apparel Grants 6.5M Shares to Employees

The cash-poor company financed those payments by selling 1.1 million treasury shares of its common stock to chairman and chief executive officer Dov Charney.

clock December 3, 2010David Lipke

Fashion Scoops

Sept. 2, 1986: Attention to Retail

With everyone speculating about the future of Barneys New York and its employment ranks, WWD looks back at a milestone chapter in its history.

clock December 3, 2010Venessa Lau

Designer and Luxury

Hermes Faces Shareholder Scrutiny

Minority shareholders are contesting planned moves by the company to fend off a potential takeover by LVMH.

clock December 3, 2010Joelle Diderich

Digital

EBay Buys Milo

The auction site has snapped up local shopping engine Milo.com.

clock December 3, 2010Cate T. Corcoran

Memo Pad

Memo Pad: Sewing a New Pattern For T…A New Burberry Appointment

If Sally Singer had had her way, Don DeLillo would have written the cover story on Mick Jagger in her debut issue of T.

clock December 3, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Hilfiger Acquisition Cuts Into PVH Profits

Calvin Klein and Heritage businesses increase profitability.

clock December 3, 2010Vicki M. Young

Forecasts and Analysis

November Same-Store Sales

November Same Store Sales

clock December 3, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

November Comp Crux

The 6 percent comparable-store sales increase reported by Thomson Reuters for November blew past nearly all of the metrics available for the month.

clock December 3, 2010Arnold J. Karr

Business

Strong November Sales Lift Holiday Hopes

Same-store sales surpass expectations, teen sector shines.

clock December 3, 2010Alexandra Steigrad and Evan Clark

Beauty Features

Dita Von Teese on Burlesque, Beauty and More

The entertainer certainly knows the power of the Reveal.

clock December 3, 2010Julie Naughton and Pete Born

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